Monthly Archives: September 2012

Beautiful theorems with short proofs

This question was asked on mathoverflow, and closed because it was judged to be subjective (are judgements of beauty really subjective??)  Luckily a few answers were posted before the question was shut off.  You can judge for yourself: http://mathoverflow.net/questions/106859/beautiful-theorems-with-short-proof-closed Feel … Continue reading

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Fibonacci and art @ Bildmuseet

Bildmuseet in Umeå will be hosting an exhibit of Mario Mertz, whose work is inspired by the Fibonacci Sequence. Come hear Lars-Daniel Öhman from the mathematics department, Umeå give a lecture on the mathematics behind the art: http://www.bildmuseet.umu.se/kalender/2012/visningssida/?eventId=2700

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